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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

A person walks through a snowstorm in Kent, OH, March 14, 2017. Joseph Ortiz, a professor in the department of geology at Kent State University, said that as the planets temperature increases, it could cause lake effect snow produced by the Great Lakes to turn into lake effect rain.

The role of climate change in extreme weather

Paige Bennett September 17, 2018

As hurricanes and tropical storms rip through the Atlantic Ocean, researchers wonder if climate change influences extreme weather patterns.Climate change may play a role in occurrences of extreme weather,...

Cameron Lee (left) and Scott Sheridan from Kent State University’s Department of Geography team up to secure two research grants to study climate change and weather patterns. 

Research grants totaling $550,000 awarded to Kent State geographers

Logan Lutton November 1, 2017

Two Kent State geographers have earned more than half a million dollars for their research projects regarding climate change and weather patterns. Scott Sheridan, a professor and chairperson of the Department...

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